Living Right: Music Fighting Dementia
Researchers found that music helps dementia patients recall emotions and memories.
Alzheimers.net says by pairing music with every day activities, patients can develop a rhythm to recall the memory of that activity, improving cognitive ability over time.
Katie Boomgaard has more in this week’s Living Right.
One-third of adults 61 to 70 years of age have some form of hearing loss, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.
But playing a musical instrument alters the brain waves in a way that improves a person’s listening and hearing skills over a short time frame.